3 Reasons Why Ron Swanson Is a Transcendentalist

Every year about this time in my American Literature classes we get on the topic of transcendentalism, namely the work of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau.  This leads us to reading comparative essays by Wendell Berry.  This also invariably causes students who are fans of the NBC hit show Parks and Recreation to draw the conclusionContinue reading “3 Reasons Why Ron Swanson Is a Transcendentalist”